A fascinating report on Al Jazeera’s Listening Post reported that street art is a clue to how a population is feeling.
Long before the Arab Spring erupted, before there were physical actions in Bahrain and Libya, graffiti waged its own quiet revolution to spread its media directly to the people on the street. When Internet channels are shut down by the government, street art sends a clear message: keep the faith; we will prevail.
The movement went one step further with the Artocracy project.
And then there is this.
This might get you to look at some graffiti in a new light.